The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 78 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.60% 2.06% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.12% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
917 992 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.55% 97.35% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 662 775 836
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 24 (58.54%) Java
4 19 (46.34%) QA
4 19 (46.34%) SDLC
5 15 (36.59%) Selenium
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
6 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
7 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
7 13 (31.71%) HP UFT
8 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
8 12 (29.27%) BDD
9 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
9 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Ranorex
10 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
11 9 (21.95%) JIRA
12 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
13 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
13 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
13 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
14 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk
14 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
14 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
14 4 (9.76%) Marketing
15 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) HP UFT
3 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
4 11 (26.83%) Ranorex
5 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
6 9 (21.95%) JIRA
7 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) SDLC
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Automation Testing
4 12 (29.27%) BDD
5 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
9 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
11 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.44%) OOP
11 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.44%) Scrum
11 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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